NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - page 55

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2014
Glossary
Acronyms
Acronyms
3D-CRT
three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
CT
computed tomography
EBRT
external beam radiation therapy
EBUS-FNA
endobronchial ultrasound–guided fine-needle aspiration
ECG
electrocardiography
EPP
extrapleural pneumonectomy
FDG
18F-fluorodeoxyglucose
IMRT
intensity-modulated radiation therapy
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
P/D
pleurectomy/decortication
PET
positron emission tomography
PET/CT
positron emission tomography/computed tomography
SMRP
soluble mesothelin-related peptide
VATS
video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
NCCN Abbreviations and Acronyms
NCCN
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National Comprehensive Cancer Network
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NCCN Patient Guidelines
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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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NCCN Guidelines
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NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology
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